This year for National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, we reminded everyone to ALWAYS engage in safe driving practices when approaching a work zone. NYS Laborers’ Health & Safety billboards could be seen throughout the Capital Region, Buffalo and the Hudson Valley. This year’s campaign reminded drivers that each person in those work zones is […] Read More
Build Better, Build Safer, BUILD UNION! New York State LECET staff and Greater New York LECET staff were honored to visit Local 66 and Local 78 members on the job to express our appreciation for their hard work! Our members and our signatory contractors like IBS keep New York State moving forward, and get the […] Read More
On the job, there is nothing more important than keeping yourself and your brothers and sisters safe. Health & Safety staff joined LIUNA Local 210 for Gilbane Building Company’s stand down at the Albright-Knox Campus Development and Expansion Project to meet with members, provide lunch and disseminate supplies to help keep everyone healthy and safe […] Read More
Our hard-working LIUNA members are up before the sun every day to keep NYC running and build our city. Health & Safety staff joined Laborers Local 1010 Business Manager Keith Loscalzo and Organizing staff to thank Local 1010 and Local 731 members for their hard work – and drop off gear to keep them safe, […] Read More
Members from Laborers’ Local 190, Local 157 and Local 235 attended Congressman Antonio Delgado’s Schoharie town hall meeting to personally thank him for his support of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework – legislation that has the ability to change our members’ lives and improve NYS for generations to come!
We joined Local 621 Business Agent Tommy Lippert in Olean to talk to jobseekers about the benefits of a career in union construction with the Laborers! This was our first career/recruitment event since before the pandemic hit—and it felt great to get out and talk to people about our union, and how rewarding this work […] Read More
Throughout the pandemic, we continuously assessed what actions were necessary to keep our members as safe and healthy as possible. That meant getting hand sanitizer stations and handwashing trailers on jobsites, disseminating appropriate PPE and when the time came – partnering with pharmacies to get COVID-19 vaccinations in the arms of our members. By facilitating […] Read More
We were honored to have the opportunity to partner with Local 60 and the New York State Laborers’ Organizing Fund to visit Local 60 members on the job in Port Chester to express our gratitude for their hard work. Our members demonstrate their commitment to the job and their communities every single day. Above all […] Read More